Bring your four-legged best friend to Taps & Tails, an indoor/outdoor dog park and bar and the first of its kind in Ohio. “We have a growing group of regulars, a mix of dog lovers and pet owners who share a common interest,” says lead bark ranger Chase Grossman, adding that the outdoor seating overlooks a doggy obstacle course. “We are always doing events like breed meetups and singles nights,” Grossman says.
At Collision Bend Brewing Co., enjoy the three bars, outdoor seating with river views and space for boats to dock along the patio.
Join a curling league at Platform Beer Co.’s the Lot — and settle into the patio with one of the 20-plus house beers.
“In the past 10 years, the brewery scene in Cleveland has come alive,” says Kevin Gilliam, general manager at BrewDog Cleveland Outpost.
Kick back on the brand-new patio that seats up to 240, featuring an outdoor bar with water and city views. “There is so much interest now in beer, and while the 30 taps are mostly ours, we also support other local breweries and serve some of their stuff, too.”
Great Lakes Brewing Co. in Ohio City rolled out its Mexican lager with lime in time for summer sipping in the beer garden.
Across the way at Market Garden Brewery, the lemon shandy thirst-quenching pale wheat brew with sparkling lemon soda is a glass of summer. Pull up a chair in the urban beer garden in the outdoor center courtyard of the brewery.
In Battery Park, Terrestrial Brewing Co.’s Luminous Creatures fruit beer and canopy crusher are ripe for warm weather drinking.